The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, and loved me more even then

Could you please tell me if "then" in this excerpt from the chapter Eight of The Great Gatsby means "at that time" or "afterwards"?

“Of course she might have loved him, just for a minute, when they were first married—and loved me more even then, do you see?”

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Actually, both definitions fit. What Gatsby is saying is that Daisy may have loved Tom when they were first married, but that even "then" (as in the present) ahe loved him (Gatsby) more.


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